#559 | WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST 2015
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS athletes flying high at FIS World Cup season opener FIS athletes flying high at FIS World Cup season opener

The world’s top Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard athletes have shone brightly in the opening events of the respective FIS World Cup seasons in Cardrona (NZL).

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Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix kicks off this weekend Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix kicks off this weekend

Like their Ski Jumping counterparts, the Nordic Combined athletes are kept busy during the summer with a Summer Grand Prix series, which has its first competition on Saturday, 29th August 2015 in Oberwiesental (GER).

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Site inspection for Ski Tour Canada 2016 Site inspection for Ski Tour Canada 2016

FIS representatives were in Canada from 13th-18th August 2015 to inspect the venues that are set to host Ski Tour Canada 2016 Cross-Country Skiing events in Gatineau, Montréal, Québec City, and Canmore from 1st-12th March 2016.

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Right To Play Athlete Ambassadors visit Uganda Right To Play Athlete Ambassadors visit Uganda

Former Alpine World Cup skier Marco Büchel joined Christoph Kunz and Anna Schaffelhuber on a trip to Uganda as part of their roles as Right to Play Ambassadors.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

‘Show more and learn more’ was the theme when Norway invited Cross-Country coaches from 15 nations to Norway. 

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IN DEPTH
Q&A with Stefan Huber on Nordic Combined in Oberstdorf Q&A with Stefan Huber on Nordic Combined in Oberstdorf

The Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix in Oberstdorf features night races, many spectators and elite athletes coming together.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
SnowKidz shows no signs of slowing down SnowKidz shows no signs of slowing down

As of 27th August 2015 SnowKidz has seen 947 events with over 700’000 participants. This figure means the SnowKidz goal of 500’000 participants by 2016 has been achieved, but this does not mean we can rest on our laurels.

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